Mining Stocks, News & Tips on the ASX

Australia’s metals and mining sector is clearly the country’s largest industry sector. There are over 760 Australian companies involved in mineral exploration, development and production across more than 110 countries.

This sector includes several of the world’s largest diversified resource companies, including global giants such as BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. There’s also plenty of potential to invest in future industry leaders. In fact, since 2009, investors in the Australian market have supported more than 400 new junior resource floats.

This sector relies heavily on equity markets to receive capital for the intensive development of mineral projects or the funding of higher risk explorations to locate new resource deposits.

Whether you’re interested investing in Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, or any one of the multitudes of Australian mining companies out there, browse Australian Stock Report’s analyses below to find out everything you need to know about investing in the mining sector, including news, tips, and advice.

Buy Shares Ramelius Resources (RMS)

Ramelius Resources (RMS) is a Western Australian-focused unhedged gold producer with mining operations at Wattle Dam near Kambalda and milling facilities at Burbanks near Coolgardie. Wattle Dam is the group’s cash cow, producing solid amounts of high grade gold at a low cost. With Wattle’s mine life potentially coming to an end, RMS also has


Shares to Buy NRW Holdings (NWH)

NRW Holdings (NWH) provides a diverse range of specialist services to Australia’s mining and resources organisations. NWH’s business units are split into four divisions: Civil, Mining, Action Mining Services and Action Drill & Blast. The group’s head office is located in Perth, with branch offices spanning Australia and West Africa. NWH’s clients are sector bigwigs,


Industrials Stocks News Leighton Holdings (LEI)

Leighton Holdings (LEI) is one of the world’s major contracting, services and project development organisations, and also the world’s largest contract miner. LEI owns six diverse and independent companies: Thiess, Leighton Contractors, John Holland, Leighton Asia, Leighton International and Leighton Properties and has significant interests in Al Habtoor Leighton Group, Devine and Sedgman. LEI announced


ASX Mining Shares News Macarthur Coal (MCC)

Macarthur Coal (MCC) is a coal miner, supplying low volatile pulverized coal injection coal (PCI coal) to the steel mills of Asia, Europe and Brazil as well as some thermal and coking coal. Its primary focus is production at the Coppabella and Moorvale coal mines located near Moranbah in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, which together provide


ASX Gold Shares News Newcrest Mining (NCM)

Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) is Australia’s largest gold producer, with mining and exploration projects in Australia, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Indonesia and the US. The miner also has a smaller exposure to copper, mostly as a by-product of its gold production. The company is also considered among the market’s blue chip stocks by virtue of its


Mining Shares News Rio Tinto (RIO)

Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) is one of the world’s largest miners, mining and processing a wide range of metals and minerals including all the key base metals, precious metals, diamonds, iron ore and energy products. The miner is also widely considered among the market’s blue chip stocks. On 13 April RIO reported its first quarter production


Stocks to Buy Kingsrose Mining (KRM)

Kingsrose Mining (KRM) is a gold and silver exploration and development company with projects located in Australia and Indonesia. Its main project is the Way Linggo gold-silver project, which the company acquired in January 2009, and is currently in production. The project is located in Sumatra, Indonesia specialising in high grade, narrow vein underground mining.


Hot Shares Equinox Minerals (EQN)

Equinox Minerals (EQN) is an international mining company that is dual listed in Canada and Australia, focused primarily on copper but with some small exposure to other resources (such as uranium and gold). EQN boasts operations in Western Australia and Peru but the company’s main project is the development of its 100%-owned Lumwana Project (Zambia),